Early Civilizations of
   Latin America
   An Introduction
    Elizabeth Dunn
         TE 887
Maya
o The Maya are the oldest
  of the major
  civilizations in Middle
  America.
o They lived in present
  day Honduras,...
Aztec
o The Aztecs built a
  beautiful capital city
  called
  Tenochtitlan, which is
  now Mexico City.
o The Aztecs buil...
Inca
o The Inca lived in the Andes
  Mountains of South
  America.
o They built an excellent road
  system, including brid...
Resources
• http://www.phschool.com
• http://www.numberman.net/12-21-2012-
  1111.html
• http://www.nowpublic.com/culture/...
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  1. 1. Early Civilizations of Latin America An Introduction Elizabeth Dunn TE 887
  2. 2. Maya o The Maya are the oldest of the major civilizations in Middle America. o They lived in present day Honduras, Mexico, & Guatemala. o No one is sure why they died out. Tour a Maya City
  3. 3. Aztec o The Aztecs built a beautiful capital city called Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico City. o The Aztecs built farms on floating bed, or chinampas. o Hernan Cortes & his Spanish Army defeated the Aztecs in 1521. Explore Templo Mayor
  4. 4. Inca o The Inca lived in the Andes Mountains of South America. o They built an excellent road system, including bridges, in the Andes. o Their civilization flourished about the same time as the Aztecs. Travel Along the Inca Roads
  5. 5. Resources • http://www.phschool.com • http://www.numberman.net/12-21-2012- 1111.html • http://www.nowpublic.com/culture/chinampa s-gardens-once-fed-aztec-empire • http://encarta.msn.com/media_461543844_7 61560004_-1_1/inca_quipu.html
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